File:Frank L Packard - Dec 1920 EH.jpg|thumb|200px|right|From a 1920 advertisement for the film ''The Sin That Was His''
'''Frank Lucius Packard''' (February 2, 1877 – February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist.
Librivox recording of The White Moll by Frank L. Packard. Read by Rowdy Delaney. Frank Lucius Packard (February 2, 1877 – February 17, 1942) born in Montreal, Quebec, was a Canadian novelist. Packard is credited with bridging the gap from the “cozy” style mysteries to the more gritty, hard-boiled style of such writers as Dashiell Hammet and Raymond Chandler. Packard also wrote a series of novels, beginning in 1917, featuring Jimmie Dale. A wealthy playboy by day, at night, Jimmie becomes... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, mystery, adventure Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
LibriVox recording of The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard. Read in English by Anna Simon In the previous book of adventures , we met Jimmie Dale, a wealthy playboy by day, who at night put on a disguise and became The Gray Seal, a daredevil entering businesses or homes and cracking safes, always leaving a diamond shaped, gray paper "seal" behind to mark his conquest. He never took anything, but just wanted the thrill of it. This had spun out of control when a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, crime, New York, Jimmie Dale, The Gray Seal, Smarlinghue, The Tocsin,...
LibriVox recording of On the Iron at Big Cloud by Frank L. Packard. Read in English by Delmar H Dolbier Frank L. Packard worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He brings this experience to the fictional Hill Division -- those those twisting, climbing, dangerous and glorious miles of track that lead from the Division Point at Big Cloud over the magnificent but treacherous Rockies to the straight and level Pacific Division. Here are fifteen stories of exciting times on the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, railroad, Rocky Mountains, locomotive
LibriVox recording of Jimmie Dale and the Phantom Clue by Frank L. Packard. Read in English by Anna Simon Jimmie Dale, alias The Gray Seal, alias Smarlinghue, is back in the criminal underworld of New York. He is desperately trying to find the criminal called the Phantom, alias Gentleman Laroque, in order to protect Marie, alias The Tocsin, the love of his life. A fast-paced, adventurous story riddled with aliases, disguises, gunfire and opium dens. Third book about the adventures of Jimmie... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, jimmie dale, gray seal, tocsin
LibriVox recording of The Night Operator by Frank L. Packard. Read in English by Delmar H Dolbier. A collection of ten railroad short stories: "And so these are the stories of the Hill Division and of the men who wrought upon it; the stories of those days when it was young and in the making; the stories of the days when Carleton, 'Royal' Carleton, was superintendent, when gruff, big-hearted, big-paunched Tommy Regan was master mechanic, when the grizzled, gray-streaked Harvey was division... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, railroad, Canada, mountains, early 1900s
Librivox recording of The Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard. Read by Maire Rhode, Lars Rolander, Roger Melin, Julia Albath, Wyatt, webround, & Jacob Cherry. Frank Lucius Packard (February 2, 1877 – February 17, 1942) was a Canadian novelist born in Montreal, Quebec. He worked as a civil engineer on the Canadian Pacific Railway. He later wrote a series of mystery novels, the most famous of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale. Jimmie Dale is a wealthy playboy by day,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, mystery, crimefighter, The Grey Seal Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text